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From unemployment to sharp declines in GDP, and from growing inequalities to increased risk of violence against women, CGD is examining the impact of the novel coronavirus from all angles. In timely analysis and in-depth research, our experts are assessing the depth and scale of the crisis to help policymakers prioritize the most vulnerable populations.
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on African economies. On the continent, countries continue to face significant financing needs to protect lives and livelihood and bolster prospects for a stronger and more resilient economic recovery. To help meet these needs, the international community must act promptly.